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Ephemeral Films

Ephemeral films are non-fiction films usually made for educational, industrial, or promotional purposes. The two classic ephemeral film collections found on the Archive are the Prelinger Archives and AV Geeks.

In addition to these classic collections, you may view guidance films from the post-World War II British government, drive-in movie intermission ads, and videos documenting the history of San Francisco from 1906 to the early 21st Century. Many of these films are available for free download.


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A/V Geeks
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Pampers commercial for television. Help us get more films like this online! This film was digitized and uploaded thanks to contributions from this project: www.indiegogo.com/avgeeks100miles
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topic: commercial
British Government Public Information Films
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eye 25,813
favorite 20
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The story of a great engineering feat - the building, at Heathrow, of one of the largest airports in the world.April 1944 Great Western Aerodrome started its transformation from a privately owned small grass airfield to Heathrow. One of the worlds busiest airports. Londons main civil airport replacing Croydon Airport. The airport opened fully for civilian use on 31 May 1946. London Heathrow International Airport's one terminal was in fact an army surplus tent situated a short walk from the...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Heathrow, ariport, London
British Government Public Information Films
movies
eye 25,333
favorite 5
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How Britain developed her civil airlines since the war. commercial jet-aircraft. De Havilland Comet. Bristol Brabazon. air travel
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Topics: civil airline, Britain, jet-aircraft
A/V Geeks
movies
eye 25,217
favorite 90
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Introduction to the basic scientific principles of using a manned space platform in helping explore the universe. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: yesterday's tomorrow today, SPACE!
A/V Geeks
by NASA
movies
eye 25,070
favorite 27
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A “video tour” of images and discoveries made possible by the Hubble Space Telescope progresses from near Earth with the first servicing mission through images of planet, stars, black holes and distinct galaxies. Animation and video sequences depict processes and changes occurring in the universe, such as the impact of a comet, Saturn at ring plane crossing and the birth and death of a star. This video has no sound or narration. To license this film and get a higher quality version for...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: NASA, Hubble
Educational Films
by Goodman, Robert J; Wayne State University. Audio-Visual Utilization Center
movies
eye 25,021
favorite 29
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Traces the various influences which have led to the present street patterns of metropolitan Detroit
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Streets, Detroit, United States, Detroit, United States
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
A/V Geeks
movies
eye 25,020
favorite 52
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Shows what the magic of fragrance can do for every woman. Gives her added confidence, a heightened personality and a uniqueness that is all her own. Tells where exotic scents come from and offers suggestions on the selection and application of various perfumes and colognes. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
British Government Public Information Films
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eye 24,922
favorite 19
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An interesting take on London Buses intended for overseas distribution. London bus travel. Double-Decker bus.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews )
Topic: London Buses
A/V Geeks
movies
eye 24,917
favorite 16
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Little Steve wishes that he didn't have so many siblings. But when he dreams that his siblings all go away, is he really happy? This ZIP file contains each individual frame as a separate TIFF.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topic: filmstrip
A/V Geeks
movies
eye 24,564
favorite 82
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The disembodied voice shows up a lively party and manages to make everybody feel bad about drinking by having them play the "National Drinking Game" - a quiz to help determine if a person is an alcoholic. NOTE - This clip has a complete film countdown along with a "china girl" (not a girl of Chinese origin, but a clip of an attractive girl used by film processors to ensure that colors - such as skin tones - are being accurately duplicated). To license this film and get a...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 13 reviews )
Topics: PSA, evil alcohol
Educational Films
movies
eye 24,491
favorite 8
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Presents a biography of Mark Twain showing his experiences and varied environments which furnished material for his stories, essays and novels.
Topics: Mark Twain, United States of America (USA), Communications occupations, North America, Occupational...
A/V Geeks
movies
eye 24,285
favorite 114
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Lab footage of sperm. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topic: sperm
Educational Films
by Wolper Productions; McGraw-Hill Book Company
movies
eye 24,269
favorite 3
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Dwight David Eisenhower Basic education concerns itself with those matters which, once learned, enable the student to learn all the other matters, whether trivial or complex, that cannot properly be the subjects of elementary and secondary schooling. A quote from a book by Clifton Fadiman presents the theme of the philosophical discussion of Harvey M. Rice with Arthur Bestor.
Topics: Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969, Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969
A/V Geeks
movies
eye 24,156
favorite 107
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The story of what science has learned about the human senses and how they function. Includes documentary sequences. Subtitle files thanks to Elizabeth Hillman: GatewaysToTheMind.qt.smil GatewaysToTheMind.en_US.qt.txt To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
The AIDS Tapes
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This collection, curated by Michael Aldrich, documents the media coverage and dissemination of health information about the AIDS epidemic. Includes local and syndicate broadcasts from Bay Area television stations starting in 1988. For additional news coverage of AIDS, please see The Dope Tapes collection . Michelle Krasowski, Volunteer Archivist
Topics: AIDS, Michael Aldrich, Bay Area
A/V Geeks
movies
eye 23,932
favorite 68
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On the surface, this film may seem like an average biology film, but like most of films from the Moody Institute of Science, there is an ulterior motive. The filmÂs host Irwin Moon had an interest in science as a child and later incorporated that interest into his life as a pastor. He would tour the country giving his ÂSermons of Science where the marvels of science provide the visible evidence of a Divine plan of creation. His work with GIs during World War II showed him the impact that...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topic: science vs. religion
A/V Geeks
by ACI Productions
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eye 23,561
favorite 63
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A filmmaker, Homer, records his young son, Matt, telling an imaginative story to his two younger sisters, Lisa and Maggie. Records the spontaneous tale with all the interruptions, comments and reactions of the sister. Can you name the celebrity in this film? To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topic: before they were famous
A/V Geeks
movies
eye 23,528
favorite 31
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Presents nature of meaning of democracy; develops keen appreciation for meaning of democracy by analyzing 4 major concepts on which exists substantial body of general agreement. Points out that true democracy is characterized by at least 2 signs. This is the companion film to Despotism which is located in the Prelinger Archive section. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
A/V Geeks
movies
eye 23,086
favorite 64
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Shows how a gold-mantled ground squirrel at Crater Lake National Park has learned to solve problems connected with getting food. Illustrates how an animal can learn to find food that is hidden from view or out of reach. This is one of the AV Geeks favorite films, mostly because Squeak is somewhat of a working class hero who, in spite of what obstacles "the Man" puts in his way, always perseveres. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes,...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 12 reviews )
Topics: animals, wexler
Educational Films
by Twentieth century (Television program)
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eye 22,737
favorite 10
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Gandhi (1962) An overview of therapy for the mentally ill in Geel, Belgium. Past and present practices are shown. The placement of the patients into family homes is discussed as a system of therapy. Questions for possible future practice are raised.
Topics: Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948, Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948
A/V Geeks
movies
eye 22,617
favorite 42
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A fascinating look at how milk chocolate is made. This film came to the AV Geeks archive by way of a Pennsylvania public school film library. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: assembly line, food
British Government Public Information Films
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eye 22,392
favorite 24
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Amusing health propaganda trailer on the dangers of sneezing. NHS in 1948. Public health. Colds. Coughs and Sneezes spread diseases, Modern Public Health Campaign Films. Post War era.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: health, colds, nhs
PeriscopeFilm
by U.S. Navy
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eye 22,284
favorite 12
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Landing a plane on the deck of aircraft carrier is one of the most dangerous and amazing daily activity facing pilots and deck crew. This amazing training film graphically depicts various aircraft landing disasters. It also instructs pilots how to avoid them and what emergency ejection or ditching procedures to follow in case they do occur. A barrier landing, called for when a pilot has a landing gear problem, is shown as is the set-up of the barrier. Many crashes in this film were captured by...
Topic: U.S. Navy Training Film
A/V Geeks
movies
eye 22,112
favorite 46
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Young Billy Martin has to learn that being clean isnt the same as being a sissy. One night, a giant, talking cake of soap wearing tights and a puffy-sleeved shirt assures him of this fact. This film, like many personal hygiene films, taught kids about germs and what to do to avoid them in case their parents neglected to do so. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 18 reviews )
Topic: personal hygiene
Shaping San Francisco
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eye 21,713
favorite 11
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Footage taken about a month after the massive earthquake and fire of 1906.
favoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: Earthquake, Fire, 1906
Ephemeral VHS
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eye 21,591
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"This documentary explores the nature of prejudice in a dramatic third-grade classroom experiment conducted in a small Midwestern town, a town without ghettos, blacks, or campus unrest. It demonstrates how quickly wholesome, friendly schoolchildren can be infected with the ugly virus of discrimination that leads to frustration, broken friendships, and vicious behavior. Host and narrator is Bill Buetel of ABC News" -- accompanying synopsis.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: vhs, race relations, children's education
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Shaping San Francisco
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eye 21,478
favorite 8
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Newsreel footage from the Market Street celebration of the end of WWI in San Francisco, 1918.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: WWI, San Francisco, 1918
A/V Geeks
by NASA
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eye 20,595
favorite 11
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Achieves a first revolution rendezvous and docking. Includes extravehicular activity with astronaut Richard Gordon attaching a tether to the Agena for station keeping exercises. Points out that the Agena burn propels astronauts Conrad and Gordon to a new altitude record of 739.4 nautical miles with an utterly fantastic view of the earth. Features the first fully automatic reentry in the Gemini Program. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact...
Topics: NASA, Gemini 11
A/V Geeks
movies
eye 20,573
favorite 43
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Like many other Centron venereal disease films, Innocent Party focuses on the morality and emotions associated with venereal disease rather than the medical aspects. The actual mechanics of syphilis transmission are only briefly mentioned let alone prevention via condom use, yet the shame and anguish are clear for all to see. This film echoes the common theme found in many venereal disease films - that premarital sex leads to VD. To license this film and get a higher quality version for...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 10 reviews )
Topics: venereal disease, public hygiene
Educational Films
movies
eye 20,391
favorite 16
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'Now Is the Time' featured actors Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis doing in-studio readings from the passionate writings of American Negroes as cameras caught on-location illustrative and impressionistic films of Philadelphia Negroes. A unique anthology of American Negro attitudes from the earliest days of subservience to current times of heightened self-respect." Includes footage of a church service, elderly women, children playing, decayed apartment buildings, protest marches and rallies, lunch...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Poetry, African Americans, African Americans, Poetry
Educational Films
by AFL-CIO. Film Division; AFL-CIO. Department of Education; Films Incorporated
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eye 20,285
favorite 20
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Words of F.D.R. spoken by Charlton Heston ; narrator, Arthur Kennedy ; consultant, Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, New Deal (1933-1939), Industrial relations, New Deal, 1933-1939, Labor...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Ephemeral Films
movies
eye 20,260
favorite 10
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Rare BBC documentary which has never been repeated or officially released. Witness John Williams composing the legendary score for The Empire Strikes and conducting the London Symphony Orchestra. Not to be missed by Star Warsor John Williams fans.
Topics: Star Wars, BBC, John Williams
Drive-In Movie Ads
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eye 19,950
favorite 41
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about 47 seconds. suggestion; insert clip before "coming soon" clip when creating drive-in dvd
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: drive-in, clip, tv
Shaping San Francisco
by Caitlin Manning
movies
eye 19,841
favorite 5
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The infamous Geneva Towers housing project was imploded to make way for improved public housing.
Topics: public housing, Geneva Towers, implosion
Drive-In Movie Ads
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eye 19,797
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Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Snack Bar Space Animation (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- :36 Sound: Yes (enhanced) Color Description: Whimsical musical animation with a space theme. It opens with a rocket ship about to take off. After countdown the rocket takes off and travels to space where the planets are snacks. They land on a planet with a snack bar that has all the treats. The peppy theme song is sung by a vocal group. This clip is from a compilation of drive-in intermission films...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: color, drive-in, movie, ad, advertisement, animation, intermission, snack bar, popcorn, candy, ice...
A/V Geeks
by Frank Capra Productions
movies
eye 19,647
favorite 64
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Part of the Bell Science series. The story of the science of language and linguistics centered around plot to destroy the alphabet and all language. Features Dr. Frank Baxter and the brilliant Hans Conried. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
A/V Geeks
by Warner Brothers
movies
eye 19,463
favorite 66
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A film about genetics and heredity in man, various traits are shown and the methods by which they are transmitted is explained. Subtitle files thanks to Elizabeth Hillman: TheThreadOfLife.qt.smil TheThreadOfLife.en_us.qt.txt To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Educational Films
by Paul Killiam Productions
movies
eye 19,327
favorite 19
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Film Firsts, Part 1 (1960) Includes classic silent films and footage of some of film's firsts, including the first cartoon, the first Tarzan, and excerpts from "cliffhanger" serials from 1914-1929. Survey of ideas, techniques and themes from the movies' earliest days. Examples of the first highway chase (1903); “cops and robbers" theme (1902); semi-documentary realism; Edison's experiment with talking pictures (1913); realistic battles (1912) and authentic historical costuming;...
Topics: Motion Pictures., Motion Pictures-History
A/V Geeks
by Bob Osgood
movies
eye 19,206
favorite 38
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"Sets In Order", a magazine devoted to square dancing, created this film to attract new audiences. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: dancing
PeriscopeFilm
by U.S. Navy
movies
eye 19,043
favorite 3
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This German propaganda movie was part of a U.S. Navy archive compiled during WWII, and acquired by Periscope Film. This Kriegsmarine film shows the cruise of the German warships Gneisenau and Blucher in the North Atlantic in 1939 and 1940. These two ships were to be part of what Adolph Hitler hoped would be a new German Navy that would challenge Britain's mastery of the sea. The cruiser Blucher would be sunk just a short time after the film was made, in 1940 during the invasion of Norway. The...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topic: U.S. Navy recruiting film.
Educational Films
by Paul Killiam Productions
movies
eye 18,919
favorite 16
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Film Firsts Part 2 (1959) Includes classic silent films and footage of some of film's firsts, including the first cartoon, the first Tarzan, and excerpts from "cliffhanger" serials from 1914-1929. First animated cartoon (1909); use of life- sized models and miniaturization in horror films; introduction of the “business tycoon'' and social criticism; symbolic freeze of ac- tion; table-top photography; double expo- sure and mirrors for special effects; under- water photography (1917);...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Motion pictures, Motion pictures
Ephemeral VHS
by Fred Levine Productions
movies
eye 18,752
favorite 7
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"An action-packed video with all the awesome earth-moving and road construction equipment your kids love to watch!"-- description from box.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: vhs, construction
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Wombat Productions.
movies
eye 18,684
favorite 107
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Combines rare film clips, stills, and interviews in a chronicle of the fifty years of horror film production. Covers the early days of Nosferatu to today's so-called spatter movies. The Horror of it all  Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Horror films, Horror films
Educational Films
by Whitney, John, Sr., 1917-1995
movies
eye 18,571
favorite 219
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John H. Whitney explains the graphic art potential of the computer and the methods and philosophy involved in his computer film making. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Demonstrates and explains experiments by John Whitney with computer - produced motion graphics, showing the use of lines and dots to produce parallel and related pair structural relationships w.ich move in depth as well as time. Analyzes Whitney's film permutations as...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Animation (Cinematography), Computer graphics, Computers, Indians of...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by Hartley Productions, New York. [from old catalog]
movies
eye 18,449
favorite 153
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Discusses the philosophy of Zen Buddhism. Shows how Buddhist chants synchronized with striking psychedelic pictures, turn the mind inward and induce a state of meditation which is basic to Zen teaching. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Discusses the philosophy of Zen Buddhism. Depicts how Buddhist chants, synchronized with striking psychedelic pictures, turn the mind inward and induce a state of meditation which is basic to Zen...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Zen Buddhism, Buddhist chants, Philosophy, Meditation
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
British Government Public Information Films
movies
eye 18,365
favorite 20
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A stark warning to holiday makers not to take more than £5 in notes abroad. Richard Massingham. only five pounds in notes were to be taken abroad. balance of payments crisis.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Topic: balance of payments
Drive-In Movie Ads
movies
eye 18,168
favorite 38
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Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Snack Bar Mom (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- :33 Sound: Yes Color Description: 1950s color film that opens with announcer asking a mom why she should cook for the family when they can be fed at the drive-in snack bar. Next is a boy walking down the food bar with a pizza box. A shot of two prepared hot dogs with extras, pizza, coffee, sodas, then shots of the family eating their food (chicken?) in an open convertible at the drive-in. No music This clip is...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: color, drive-in, movie, ad, advertisement, intermission, snack bar, hot dogs, soda, coffee, pizza,...
A/V Geeks
by U S Office Of Civil Defense
movies
eye 17,935
favorite 41
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Teaches the individual how to take care of his medical and health needs in time of disaster when medical assistance might not be readily available. Presents instructions on radioactive fallout and shelter. Discusses the effects of radiation on people and emphasizes protective procedures against radiation. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: civil defense, atomic war
A/V Geeks
by NASA
movies
eye 17,585
favorite 14
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Astronaut Edward H.White is shown strolling in space, the first space walk by an American. Several on-board cameras capture outstanding photographic records of this breathtaking spacewalk. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topic: NASA, Gemini 4
A/V Geeks
movies
eye 17,527
favorite 43
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Sally Gasco (short for "gas company") and her mother make tuna rarebit for their young boy guests. Thanks to their gas stove, this process is quick and easy. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 11 reviews )
Topics: food, sponsored film
Educational Films
by National Broadcasting Company; Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, inc
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eye 17,450
favorite 25
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With teacher's guide
Topics: Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959, Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959, Architecture, Modern, Architecture,...
Educational Films
by Foxx, Richard M
movies
eye 17,252
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Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Host Abba Eban explores the history of the Jews in America from colonial times to the Great Depression, focusing on the convergence of the American ideal of democracy and the ancient Jewish heritage of freedom.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Behavior therapy, Psychology, Pathological, Behavior therapy, Psychology, Pathological
A/V Geeks
movies
eye 16,838
favorite 36
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While attempting to show us the common hazards which cause workers to lose their balance, this film has more slapstick than most Three Stooges shorts - the films hero fall down more than thirty times. Its not clear whether the film was meant to be funny as workers probably were laughing at this poor schnook more than learning from his mistakes. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews )
Topic: work safety
Educational Films
by Chuck Jones Enterprises
movies
eye 16,801
favorite 16
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An animated version of Rudyard Kipling's tale of a mongoose who is saved from a storm by a boy and his parents, and then becomes the family's defender against the dreaded cobras that roam the compound. Other films in this series: Mowgli's Brothers (TV special) The White Seal (TV special) See also: The Cricket in Times Square (TV special) Yankee Doodle Cricket (TV Special)
Topics: Animated films, Children's films, Animal films, Mongooses, Animal films, Animated films, Children's...
A/V Geeks
movies
eye 16,582
favorite 84
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Proto-claymation goes awry with talking teeth and a demonic tooth decay character. A food group hoe-down highlights the importance of good nutrition to help maintain healthy teeth. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 11 reviews )
Topics: dental hygiene, dancing clay, animation
Drive-In Movie Ads
movies
eye 16,531
favorite 28
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Candy, popcorn, coffee, and cigarettes, it's all here. Suggestion: insert clip between two movies when making double feature dvd.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: drive-in, intermission
Drive-In Movie Ads
movies
eye 16,281
favorite 15
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Make tracks to the snack bar for some coffee and candy, A complete intermission show. Suggestion: insert clip between to movies when creating double feature dvds.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: drive-in, intermission
A/V Geeks
movies
eye 16,024
favorite 35
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This film shows us possible reasons that Cathy might not be eating breakfast every morning, but ultimately asks that we, the audience, "stop the projector and discuss". There's another film in this series, "Why Not Snack?" which deals with snacking (obviously). I've found that most of the school films that discuss nutrition are sponsored by a dairy organization. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Topics: nutrition, dairy
Educational Films
by Lincoln Park Zoological Society
movies
eye 15,540
favorite 3
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Otto:Zoo Gorilla  Summary Takes a .ehind - the - scenes look at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. Focuses on the transfer of the great apes to new quarters, a delicate and dangerous process which afforded scientists an opportunity to gather data on the apes.
Topics: Gorilla, Gorilla, Zoos
Drive-In Movie Ads
movies
eye 15,503
favorite 6
comment 3
about 2 minutes. suggestion; insert clip at very beginning when creating drive-in dvd
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: drive-in, clip, welcome
Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
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eye 15,462
favorite 5
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Another clip from the 1996 video interview with Mattachine Society founder Harry Hay in which he describes the absence of language to describes gays in the 1930s. The word "homosexual" wasn't even in the dictionary until about 1939, so he recounts how men in the community back then would refer to each other as "that way" or on a good day as "temperamental."
Topics: gay, gay identity, homosexual, 1930s, sociology, language, self-reference
Drive-In Movie Ads
movies
eye 15,297
favorite 59
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Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Psychedelic Bic Lighters (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- :44 Sound: Yes Color Description: Unique blend of animation, claymation and stop frame animated Bic lighter ad. Starts with Yellow Submarine type animation on a movie screen, pulls out and turns to two Bic lighters with claymation characters in the background of movie theater seats. The lighters don't like that they can't -flick their Bics- in a movie theater and enter the screen animation snack bar...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: color, drive-in, movie, ad, advertisement, animation, intermission, snack bar, stop frame,...
A/V Geeks
by Univ Of Mississippi
movies
eye 15,209
favorite 45
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Shows Mississippi blues singer, Fred Mc Dowell, singing and talking about his blues. Includes scenes of the area which helped to shape his country blues. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 10 reviews )
Educational Films
by Heyerdahl, Thor; Lesser (Irving) Enterprises, New York
movies
eye 15,180
favorite 11
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35 mm. version released in 1951 by RKO Radio Pictures. 16 mm. and 35 mm. versions distributed in 1964 by Irving Lesser Enterprises Presents a documentary record of a 48-day raft journey across the Pacific Ocean made by Thor Heyerdahl and five Scandinavian scientists in 1947. Explains that the raft used was a reproduction of the type of craft believed to have been used by Peruvians who journey from South America to Polynesia centuries ago Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project...
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Topics: 16mm Film, Series: Kon-Tiki, Educational Film, Kon-tiki ekspedisjonen, 1947
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
A/V Geeks
by NASA
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Begins with the unmanned Gemini I launch in early 1964 and concludes with the recovery of the Gemini II space capsule following the early January 1965 launch. Explains the purposes behind the Gemini Program in testing the various systems and sub-systems necessary to manned space flight. Explains the intricacies of the various systems, their purposes and functions. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, Gemini 1
A/V Geeks
by KCET-TV
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Presents black comedian Bill Cosby appearing in white make-up and green eye shadow in a special that discusses bigotry. Shows Cosby assuming the role of a super-bigot, and employing all the stereotype prejudices in his monologue. Help us get more films like this online! This film was digitized and uploaded thanks to contributions from this project: www.indiegogo.com/avgeeks100miles
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A/V Geeks
by Modern Learning Aids
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PSSC Physics Films Series Presents a study of the extension of senses to deal with very short time intervals. Timing devices--moving cameras, pen recorders and an oscilloscope--are shown and explained. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information
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LLNL Atmospheric Nuclear Tests
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The U.S. conducted 210 atmospheric nuclear tests between 1945 and 1962, with multiple cameras capturing each event at around 2,400 frames per second. These are the declassified films of tests conducted by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Topic: lawrence livermore national labs, nuclear tests, atom bomb
Educational Films
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Roots: 3 Part 1 the Slave Summary Explains that the slave rebellion aboard the Lord Ligonier is quickly put down. Tells how the ship anchor./ia metadata rootsKunta Kinte is bought by plantation owner John Reynolds.
Topics: Series: Roots, Series: Roots (1977), Television broadcasting, Slavery (United States), African...
Ephemeral VHS
by Brentwood Music
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Gospel interpretation of a variety of children's songs.  "A Live Action Sing-Along Video"
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Topics: vhs, Children, Gospel
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Shaping San Francisco
by Kathy Katz and Mike Kavanagh
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An excerpt from Farmcore, a 45-minute documentary about The Farm, the remarkable rural oasis under the freeways in San Francisco from 1974-1986, an autonomous zone that housed farm animals, rehearsal, and performance space, theater and punk rock...
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Topics: Farm, San Francisco, punk rock, 1970s, eviction, utopian experiment
A/V Geeks
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"Full and complete" story of meat from the ranches and farms of America to the dinner table. Talks about how protein from meat is important to human body. Also about the entire meat process - from livestock ranchers to transportation to stockyards to meatpacking to your grocery store. Missing the slaughterhouse though. Then we see a butcher explaining about how to get four meals out of one shank of ham. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes,...
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Topics: meat, assembly line
A/V Geeks
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Topics: military, Vietnam
PeriscopeFilm
by U.S. Navy
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This movie is about the USS Tunny (SS-282) and the procedure she helped pioneer -- firing the Regulus missile. The Regulus was the world's first nuclear cruise missile, and a stop-gap weapon that served the Navy until the arrival of the Polaris weapon system. The Gato-class USS Tunny served three years in the Pacific during WWII, and was brought back into service in 1953 to assist in the development of the Regulus missile system. The U.S. strategy at this time, was to prevent an all out nuclear...
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Topic: U.S. Navy Training Film
Drive-In Movie Ads
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runs about 20 seconds. suggestion; insert clip at very end of final feature when creating drive-in dvd.
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Topics: drive-in, clip, goodnight